Tailored Emission Spectrum of 2D Semiconductors Using Plasmonic Nanocavities

Journal Article

© 2017 American Chemical Society. Tailoring light-matter interactions in monolayer MoS 2 is critical for its use in optoelectronic and nanophotonic devices. While significant effort has been devoted to enhancing the photoluminescence intensity in monolayer MoS 2 , tailoring of the emission spectrum including complex excitonic states remains largely unexplored. Here, we demonstrate that the peak emission wavelengths of the A and B excitons can be tuned up to 40 and 25 nm, respectively, by integrating monolayer MoS 2 into a plasmonic nanocavity with tunable plasmon resonances. Contrary to the intrinsic photoluminescence spectrum of monolayer MoS 2 , we are also able to create a dominant B exciton peak when the nanocavity is resonant with its emission. Additionally, we observe a 1200-fold enhancement of the A exciton emission and a 6100-fold enhancement of the B exciton emission when normalized to the area under a single nanocavity and compared to a control sample on thermal oxide.

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Cited Authors

  • Huang, J; Akselrod, GM; Ming, T; Kong, J; Mikkelsen, MH

Published Date

  • February 21, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 552 - 558

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2330-4022

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01085

Citation Source

  • Scopus